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RBB Economists featured in the list of “30 in their 30s Notable Women Competition Professionals” 21.02.17

Ethel Fonseca and Tania van den Brande were selected for the list of 30 in their 30s Notable Women Competition Professionals in Economics published by W@Competition in partnership with PaRR.  The results were announced on 16 February 2017, after the Conference on Contemporary Competition Developments organised by W@Competition.

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The Russian competition authority drops charges against Mondi 17.01.17

In Dec 2016, the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) concluded its in-depth inquiry into the pricing practices of Mondi, one of the largest paper producers in Russia. The FAS initially contended that Mondi held a dominant position in Russia. However, after a series of hearings and several legal and economic submissions the authority reversed its views. RBB Economics advised Mondi alongside the Russian law firm Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners.

More information (in Russian) can be found here

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RBB Senior Associate teaches at Course in Competition and Regulation at the University of Lisbon 13.01.17

On 1 February Nuno Alvim, Senior Associate at RBB Economics, will be teaching about damages quantification at the 11th Training Course in Competition and Regulation at the University of Lisbon.  Please click here for more details.

 

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Conference on Contemporary Competition Developments, 16 February – Brussels 12.01.17

Ethel Fonseca will chair a panel discussing merger control matters at the Conference on Contemporary Competition Developments organised by Women @ Competition in partnership with the Women’s Competition Network, Concurrences, MLex and Chillin’Competition.  Other panels include discussions of private competition enforcement issues, rebates and other incentives by dominant firms and E-Commerce.

The conference is taking place at The Hotel in Brussels, on 16 February 2017, and brings together a number of renowned competition professionals from enforcement authorities, judiciary, in-house, private practice and economics.  For more information, please see here.

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RBB principals speak at the Competition Law Nordic conference 12.01.17

On 15 February Petter Berg and Niklas Strand, Principals at RBB Economics will be speaking at the Competition Law Nordic conference in Stockholm on The Economics of Mergers. Please click here for more details.

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